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Elgar, Barber, Shostakovich, Bach

Petrenko's CSO Debut


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Vasily Petrenko, conductor

Elgar Cockaigne Overture, Op. 40 (In London Town)
Barber Violin Concerto, Op. 14
  Robert Chen, violin
Shostakovich Symphony No. 10 in E Minor, Op. 53
Originally recorded at concerts December 6, 7, 8 and 9, 2012

Bach Passacaglia and Fugue in C Minor, BWV 582
  Mark Ridenour, conductor
  CSO Brass



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Bio - Vasily Petrenko

Born in Saint Petersburg and educated at the Cappella Boys Music School and the conservatory there, Vasily Petrenko currently is chief conductor of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, principal conductor of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, and principal guest conductor of the Mikhailovsky Theatre. In the 2013/14 season, he will take up the position of chief conductor of the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra. Read more >

Bio - Robert Chen

Robert Chen has been concertmaster of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra since 1999. His activities as a soloist include performances with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Moscow Philharmonic, New Japan Philharmonic, National Symphony Orchestra of Taiwan, Orchestra of the Komische Oper Berlin, NDR Orchestra of Hannover, and the Bournemouth Symphony. Read more >

Bio - CSO Brass

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s brass section has long been known for its matchless brilliance, mighty sound and spectacular power, contributing to the Orchestra’s legendary and distinctive "Chicago Sound."
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Elgar - Cockaigne Overture, Op. 40 (In London Town)

Elgar had already composed two of his greatest masterpieces, the Enigma Variations and The Dream of Gerontius, when, late in 1900, the London Philharmonic Society wrote offering to perform a new orchestral work. Read more >

Barber - Violin Concerto, Op. 14

This is not the first violin concerto to have been declared unplayable by the person for whom it was written. Read more >

Shostakovich - Symphony No. 10 in E Minor, Op. 53

Twice since Stalin had assumed power in the twenties, Shostakovich felt the brutal power of Stalin’s attacks, and twice his artistic impulses had been devastated in ways scarcely equaled in any other time or place. Read more >

Bach - Passacaglia and Fugue in C Minor, BWV 582

Johann Sebastian Bach, a member of a large musical dynasty—was widely regarded as a phenomenon in his own lifetime, particularly in the works he composed for organ.
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